Slashdot Items Tagged "privacy"

Date / Time Story
Saturday April 29, 2017 @07:47PM Debian Developer Imprisoned In Russia Over Alleged Role In Riots
Saturday April 29, 2017 @12:17PM Encrypted WhatsApp Message Recovered From Westminster Terrorist's Phone
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:18AM Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:14PM How To Delete Your Data From Google's 'My Activity'
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
Friday April 28, 2017 @02:51PM NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets
Friday April 28, 2017 @01:41PM A Database of Thousands of Credit Cards Was Left Exposed on the Open Internet
Friday April 28, 2017 @10:29AM The Internet-of-Things is Maturing
Thursday April 27, 2017 @11:42PM Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:30PM Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October
Thursday April 27, 2017 @10:17AM 'World's Most Secure' Email Service Is Easily Hackable
Thursday April 27, 2017 @09:10AM Hackers Exploited Word Flaw For Months While Microsoft Investigated
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:53PM British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face At the Champions League Final
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @12:00PM Amazon Wants To Put a Camera and Microphone in Your Bedroom
Monday April 24, 2017 @07:16PM Uber Gets Sued Over Alleged 'Hell' Program To Track Lyft Drivers
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Saturday April 22, 2017 @02:10AM Microsoft Improves Gmail Experience For Windows 10 Insiders, But There Are Privacy Concerns
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:17PM CIA, FBI Launch Manhunt For WikiLeaks Source
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:57PM Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:53PM LinkedIn Apologizes For Trying To Connect Everyone In Real Life
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:37PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used to Steal Browser Data
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:20PM Google Home Now Recognizes Specific Users' Voices, Gains Support For Multiple Accounts
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:31AM Mastercard is Building Fingerprint Scanners Directly Into Its Cards
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @10:22AM Bose Headphones Secretly Collected User Data, Lawsuit Reveals
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @01:07AM Microsoft Says Previous Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:29AM Chrome 59 To Address Punycode Phishing Attack
Saturday April 15, 2017 @04:18PM GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet'
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:11PM Burger King Won't Take a Hint; Alters TV Ad To Evade Google's Block
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:17PM NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet
Friday April 14, 2017 @11:26AM Virgin Media Starts Turning Customer Routers Into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots
Friday April 14, 2017 @01:47AM Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled
Thursday April 13, 2017 @07:11PM Roku-Enabled TVs Will Soon 'Listen' To Programs You're Watching To Suggest Streaming Content
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @11:57PM West Point Researchers Demonstrate Passive Netflix Traffic Analysis Attack
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:07PM Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:56PM Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data
Monday April 10, 2017 @06:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:08PM Amazon's Third-Party Sellers Hit By Hackers
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:36AM Spyware Firms in Breach of Global Sanctions
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:35PM A Huge Trove of Patient Data Leaks, Thanks To Telemarketers' Bad Security
Sunday April 09, 2017 @01:15AM Server Snafu Exposes Ask.com User Search Queries Via Internal Status Page
Saturday April 08, 2017 @03:54PM Hacker Group Leaks 'NSA's Top Secret Arsenal of Digital Weapons'
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:14PM Ransomware Asks For High Score Instead of Money
Friday April 07, 2017 @03:50PM WikiLeaks Reveals Grasshopper, the CIA's Windows Hacking Tool
Friday April 07, 2017 @01:53PM The Trump Administration No Longer Wants Twitter To Reveal the Owner of an Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @06:49PM Facebook To Use Photo-Matching To Block Repeat 'Revenge Porn'
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @02:48PM Facebook Messenger Now Analyzes Your Chats To Give You Recommendations
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:59PM Taser Offers Free Body Cameras To All US Police
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:44PM Phony VPN Services Are Cashing In On America's War On Privacy
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @02:35PM Microsoft Finally Reveals What Data Windows 10 Really Collects
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @01:11PM FCC's Ajit Pai Says Broadband Market Too Competitive For Strict Privacy Rules
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:04PM 'Arctic World Archive' Will Keep the World's Data Safe In an Arctic Mineshaft
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:41PM Security Researcher Says Samsung's Tizen OS Is The Worst Code He's Ever Seen
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:27PM Gigabyte Firmware Bugs Allow the Installation of BIOS/UEFI Ransomware
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:33PM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Net Plans
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @01:53PM Bill Would Stop Warrantless Border Device Searches of US Citizens
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:25AM Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Slams UK and US Internet Plans
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:42PM Companies Start Implanting Microchips Into Workers' Bodies
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:39PM AIG Is Now Selling Cyber Insurance, But Only To High Net Worth Individuals
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:35AM Drone Complaints Soar in the UK
Sunday April 02, 2017 @11:37PM Tor Browser Will Feature More Rust Code
Sunday April 02, 2017 @12:25PM How To Protect Your Privacy Online
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:09AM USB Canary Sends An SMS When Someone Tinkers With Your USB Ports
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:16AM Millions of Websites Affected By Unpatched Flaw in Microsoft IIS 6 Web Server
Friday March 31, 2017 @12:50AM Minnesota Senate Votes To Bar Selling ISP Data
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:13PM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @01:17PM Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:03PM DJI Proposes New Electronic 'License Plate' For Drones
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:48PM Hong Kong Government Loses Laptops Containing Personal Data of 3.7 Million Voters
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:19PM US Congress Votes To Shred ISP Privacy Rules
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:32PM Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears
Monday March 27, 2017 @11:01AM Microsoft Yanks Docs.com Search After Complaints of Exposed Sensitive Files
Sunday March 26, 2017 @03:50PM WhatsApp-Facebook Privacy U-Turn Now Being Probed by EU Data Watchdog
Saturday March 25, 2017 @04:24PM Comcast Launches New 24/7 Workplace Surveillance Service
Saturday March 25, 2017 @03:13PM 'Why The US Senate's Vote To Throw Out ISP Privacy Laws Isn't All Bad'
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:46PM Anti-Virus Vendors Scramble To Patch Hijacking Exploit Involving Microsoft Tool
Saturday March 25, 2017 @02:32AM Microsoft Delivers Secure China-Only Cut of Windows 10
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:06AM Some Of Hacker Group's Claims Of Having Access To 250M iCloud Accounts Aren't False
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:40PM US Ordered 'Mandatory Social Media Check' For Visa Applicants Who Visited ISIS Territory
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Thursday March 23, 2017 @11:47AM WikiLeaks' New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:27AM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:41PM Burglars Can Easily Make Google Nest Security Cameras Stop Recording
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @12:24PM Twitter Suspended Hundreds of Thousands of Accounts Amid 'Violent Extremism'
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:32PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion and Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:32PM IBM Unveils Blockchain As a Service Based On Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:28PM Royal Jordanian Airlines Bans Use of Electronics After US Voices Security 'Concerns'
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:34AM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:22PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Implement Site-Wide File Encryption?
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:10PM Judge Grants Search Warrant For Everyone Who Searched a Crime Victim's Name On Google
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:15PM Google's Allo App Can Reveal To Your Friends What You've Searched
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:45PM Buying a Samsung TV Online Could Jeopardize Your Data
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:39PM Judge Rejects Google Deal Over Email Scanning
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:00PM NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances Put US At Risk
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:18PM Inside a Phishing Gang That Targets Victims of iPhone Theft
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:22PM Millions of Records Leaked From Huge US Corporate Database
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @11:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:21AM Hacking Victim Can't Sue Foreign Government For Hacking Him On US Soil, Says Court
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:30PM Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @03:54PM It's Possible To Hack a Smartphone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:36PM Facebook Admits Flaw in Image Moderation After BBC Report
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @02:16PM Germany Plans To Fine Social Media Sites Over Hate Speech
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:23AM FBI Says It Can't Release iPhone Hacking Tool Because It Might Still Be Useful
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:41AM Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Helping Google Fight an Order To Hand Over Foreign Emails
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:39PM Nintendo Switch Ships With Unpatched 6-Month-Old WebKit Vulnerabilities
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
Monday March 13, 2017 @02:40PM The Most Striking Thing About the WikiLeaks CIA Data Dump Is How Little Most People Cared
Monday March 13, 2017 @01:08AM What The CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works
Monday March 13, 2017 @12:33AM Tim Berners-Lee Warns About the Web's Three Biggest Threats
Sunday March 12, 2017 @03:32PM Notepad++ Update Fixes 'CIA Hacking' Issue
Saturday March 11, 2017 @11:58PM How The FBI Used Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Saturday March 11, 2017 @12:58PM New 'USG' Firewalls Protect USB Drives From Malicious Attacks
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:23PM New Bill Would Allow Employers To Demand Genetic Testing From Workers
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:48PM Message For AMD: Open PSP Will Improve Security, Hinder Intel
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @08:35PM Google's reCAPTCHA Turns 'Invisible,' Will Separate Bots From People Without Challenges
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:12PM Nearly 200,000 Wi-Fi Cameras Are Open To Hacking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:53AM How Wiretaps Actually Work
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:38AM China Expresses Concern at Revelations in Wikileaks Dump of Hacked CIA Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Use Password Managers?
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:32PM GOP Senators' New Bill Would Let ISPs Sell Your Web Browsing Data
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:09PM Apple Says It's Already Fixed Many WikiLeaks Security Issues
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:59PM Federal Criminal Probe Being Opened Into WikiLeaks' Publication of CIA Documents
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:10AM Hey CIA, You Held On To Security Flaw Information -- But Now It's Out. That's Not How It Should Work
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks CIA Files: The 6 Biggest Spying Secrets Revealed By the Release of 'Vault 7'
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:51PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Best Protect Client Files From Wireless Hacking?
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @10:40AM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA's Secret Hacking Tools and Spy Operations
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @02:06AM Mozilla Firefox 52 Released As ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018
Monday March 06, 2017 @02:38PM Huge Database Leak Reveals 1.37 Billion Email Addresses and Exposes Illegal Spam Operation
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:31AM Exploit that Caused iPhones To Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts
Sunday March 05, 2017 @07:45PM FBI Dismisses Child Porn Case Rather Than Reveal Their Tor Browser Exploit
Sunday March 05, 2017 @01:07AM Local Police Departments Are Building Their Own DNA Databases
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:26PM Bill Would Legalize Active Defense Against Hacks
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:46AM Mike Pence Used His AOL Email For Indiana State Business -- and It Got Hacked
Thursday March 02, 2017 @03:30PM AI Scientists Gather to Plot Doomsday Scenarios
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:49PM Can Technology Prevent Cops From Forgetting To Turn On Their Body Cameras?
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:26PM Yahoo Says Forged Cookie Attack Accessed About 32 Million Accounts
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:49PM Marissa Mayer Is Giving Yahoo Employees Her Annual Bonus To Make Up For Massive Hacks
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:14PM Software Engineer Detained At JFK, Given Test To Prove He's An Engineer
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @06:44PM Severe SQL Injection Flaw Discovered In WordPress Plugin With Over 1 Million Installs
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:39AM Questioning The Privacy Policies Of Data-Collecting Cars
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:04AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Use A Cellphone With A Kill Code?
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:20PM Are Your Slack Conversations Really Private and Secure?
Friday February 24, 2017 @06:32PM FCC To Halt Rule That Protects Your Private Data From Security Breaches
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:53PM Judge Rules Against Forced Fingerprinting
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:14PM Cellebrite Can Now Unlock Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus
Thursday February 23, 2017 @03:12PM Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial
Thursday February 23, 2017 @01:30PM Google Has Demonstrated a Successful Practical Attack Against SHA-1
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:28PM Software Vendor Who Hid 'Supply Chain' Breach Outed
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @01:03PM GE, Intel, and AT&T Are Putting Cameras and Sensors All Over San Diego
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @11:23AM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:59PM GlobalSign Supports Billions of Device Identities In an Effort To Secure the IoT
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @01:38PM EU Privacy Watchdogs Say Windows 10 Settings Still Raise Concerns
Sunday February 19, 2017 @09:18AM Krebs: 'Men Who Sent SWAT Team, Heroin to My Home Sentenced'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @02:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @03:33PM RSA Conference Attendees Get Hacked
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:43PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:26PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Thursday February 16, 2017 @05:14PM Scottish Court Awards Damages For CCTV Camera Pointed At Neighbor's House
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:14PM Yahoo Notifying Users of Malicious Account Activity as Verizon Deal Progresses
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:56AM IT Decisions Makers and Executives Don't Agree On Cyber Security Responsibility
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:34PM Microsoft Delays February Patch Tuesday Indefinitely
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:56PM Microsoft Calls For 'Digital Geneva Convention'
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:49AM Story Of a Country Which Has Built a Centralized Biometrics Database Of 1.1B People But Appears To Be Mishandling It Now
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @12:04PM Encrypted Email Is Still a Pain in 2017
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @08:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @02:56PM Three Privacy Groups Challenge The FBI's Malware-Obtained Evidence
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality